GET ready to party like it’s 1990 again when chart stars 5ive, A1, Damage and 911 return in The Boys Are Back! at Lighthouse, Poole on Friday, March 20, next year.

Pre-sale tickets are available online from 10am today with general admission and a limited number of meet and greet tickets on sale from 10am on Wednesday, April 10.

Formed in 1997 by the management team that created The Spice Girls – Russell Brand is thought to have auditioned for the band – 5ive went on to sell more than ten million records before their split in 2001. Their UK debut single Slam Dunk (Da Funk) was followed by international hits including When the Lights Go Out, Until the Time is Through and If Ya Gettin’ Down before they scored their first number one with Keep On Movin’.

At the dawn of the millennium Anglo-Norwegian outfit A1 were the UK’s biggest boy band with hits including Be the First To Believe and the chart toppers Take On Me and Same Old Brand New You.

Garage/R&B pop pioneers Damage enjoyed a string of hits between 1995 and 2001 including top ten smashes Forever, Love Guaranteed, a cover of Eric Clapton’s Wonderful Tonight and favourite Ghetto Romance.

Having formed in 1995, 911 went on to sell more than six million albums on the back of hits including Don’t Make Me Wait, Bodyshakin’ and their only UK number one, a cover of Dr Hook’s A Little Bit More before splitting in 2000. They got back together in 2008 and again in 2013 for ITV’s first Big Reunion TV series and subsequent tour.

n Tickets: Start at £22.50. Meet and greet: £59.50. To book visit